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Our Products

The Nylene product line includes:

 
  • Polyamide (nylon) polymers
  • Polyamide (nylon) co-polymers
  • Compounded polymers
  • Film grade polymers

Our production versatility allows Nylene to provide products that range from: compounded nylons, modified for flexibility, impact strength, and color; to Polyamide (Nylon) 6 and co-polymers of nylon 6, such as nylon 6/69 and nylon 6/66.

Markets we serve include:

 

SCS Recycling Program Certification

As part of Nylene’s commitment to providing environmentally sensible and sustainable products, we recycle pre-consumer and post-consumer Nylon 6 sources for use in the production of specific Nylon 6 products. Nylene Canada has obtained certification through an extensive audit process for its recycling program from SCS Global Services (SCS). This certification acknowledges our sustainable practices and recycling process.

Nylene Canada operates North America’s longest continuously running depolymerization process for Nylon 6. Through this process we convert Nylon 6 back to its monomer, caprolactam. The recycled caprolactam is then processed on-site to make specific nylon 6 polymers with recycle content. Our depolymerization recycling process has been in operation since 1966 and was first certified by SCS in 2007.

The recycling program meets all of the necessary qualifications to be certified for the following claims:

SCS Recycling Program Certified:
Nylene Canada’s (Arnprior site) Nylon-6 Depolymerization Unit

  • Conforms to the SCS Recycling Program Standard V4-0.
  • Has demonstrated 77% yield of caprolactam from processed waste
  • Capable of processing post-consumer and pre-consumer nylon 6
  • Is capable of processing post-consumer and pre-consumer nylon 6 material

Printable SCS Certificate



Registration # SCS-RP-01526
Valid from: March 1, 2022 to February 28, 2023

About SCS Global Services (SCS)

SCS Global Services (SCS) has been providing global leadership in third-party quality, environmental and sustainability verification, certification, auditing, testing, and standards development for three decades. Its programs span a cross-section of industries, recognizing achievements in green building, product manufacturing, food and agriculture, forestry, power generation retail, and more. SCS is accredited to provide services under a wide range of nationally and internationally recognized certification programs. Consistent with its mission, SCS is a chartered benefit corporation, reflecting its commitment to socially and environmentally responsible business practices.